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The Burden of Birth Order

How much are our kids’ personalities shaped by the order in which they were born? Will every middle child have a Jan Brady complex or is there something we can do about it? Renowned family therapist and author, Meri Wallace, helps us combat the birth order blues.

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Battling the Forces of Entitlement

Do you ever feel you’re raising a tyrant whose every sentence ends in “I want it!”? Sociologist Dr. Christine Carter from the Greater Good Science Center shares useful advice on how to end the great entitlement battle.

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What Too Many Toys Can Do

The overpacked calendars and mountains of “stuff” overtaking our lives during the Holidays can be overwhelming for young kids. Renowned author, Kim John Payne discusses the casualties of excess and the power of simplicity.